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Sinkhole opens in parking lot of Statesville business

A sink hole has opened in the parking lot of the North Center Street CVS store in downtown Statesville. The City of Statesville says the lot was sold to the company nearly 20 years ago with the condition that parking be public. Maintenance, however, is not the city’s responsibility. A call to the CVS corporate […]

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Local candidates discuss schools, development during forum

Some local candidates took part in a forum hosted by the Young Democrats of Iredell County last night. Group Vice President Shawn Eckles moderated that event and says select County Commissioner and I-SS School board candidates discussed charter versus public schools, economic development and other topics. Cooper beating McCrory in new poll A new High […]

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Corning announces new jobs in Catawba, Forsyth

PRESS RELEASE Hickory, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Corning Optical Communications LLC will expand operations at its North Carolina facilities in Hickory and Winston-Salem. The company plans to add 205 jobs and invest nearly $83.5 […]

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Detectives: Infant left with life threatening injuries following child abuse

PRESS RELEASE On September 23, 2016 at approximately 10:30 am the Alexander County 911 received a 911 call in reference to an 18 month old had fallen off of a couch. EMS was dispatched to a residence on NC Hwy 16 South. EMS arrived on the scene and felt the injuries did not match the […]

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Tipton Lamar Jones - Picture courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

Missing teen flees DSS custody for 2nd time in a month

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a juvenile who ran away from DSS custody for the second time this month. Tipton Lamar Jones, 14, was last seen at a foster home in Denver on September 23, 2016. On September 4, 2016 the juvenile ran away but was picked up […]

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Vehicle check yields drugs, fire fighter’s stolen license plate

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 09/24/2016, Sergeant C. Bentley and members of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team (ACE) were working in the area of Scotts Creek Road when they came into contact with Emily Ann Millsaps who was operating a grey Toyota Camry. While Speaking with Millsaps Sgt. Bentley discovered that her driver’s […]

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The Mooresville Police Department won this year's My Sister's House Softball Classic, aimed at raising money for the shelter which helps victims of domestic violence.  Source: My Sister's House of Iredell County Facebook Page.

Weekend Notebook: Softball Classic, Great Chili Cook-Off

The Mooresville Police Department won the third annual My Sister’s House Softball Classic over the weekend. Law enforcement and fire department agencies including Troutman and Statesville PD, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office and others, battled it out to help raise funds for the women’s shelter. My Sister’s House provides aid to those affected by domestic […]

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Home Sales: Up in Davidson, down in Statesville

Closed home sales jumped more than 28 percent in Davidson last month when compared with the same time one year before. That’s 54 homes compared to 42 according to data released by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. The median price there was up about the same percentage at nearly $387,000. Sales were up more than […]

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High school football tonight after protest brings cancelation

The Mooresville-Statesville high school football game will be played tonight after a protest led officials to call it off Friday. That “protest” might have been better classified as a march for unity. The town indicated it was permitted by the Police Department and went off without major problems. The Deputy Chief explained the parameters of […]

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Brush fire threatens Mooresville property

A brush fire burned on some two acres of property off Highway 3, just south of Kistler Farm Road near Mooresville yesterday afternoon. The blaze threatened a house and an outbuilding, according to South Iredell Fire and Rescue Chief Brian Weatherman. But, in the end, there was no damage to any structure. South Iredell was […]

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